Lovelorn Should Have Kept Them All

broken things

Broken Things

By: Lauren Oliver

Grade: D

A couple of years ago Brynn, Mia and Summer were obsessed with the tale of Lovelorn. A book with a Shadow creature that accepts sacrifices. A book with no ending. They were determined to write their own. They played at Lovelorn. And when Summer was killed in a sacrifice style way Brynn, Mia and local boy Owen were the main suspects.

Quite frankly I wish Lovelorn had really opened them up and swallowed them whole.

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The Fall Cosy Book Tag

the cosy fall book tag

Or is it cosy fall?

The excellent Karis tagged me in this Fall book tag. I get such great recommendations from her blog and Fall is my favorite time of the year so I told myself, “You must do this while it’s still actually Fall!”

I was waiting to have a “Fall” style day but not such much.

This tag was originally created by Sam at Sam’s Nonsense

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See & Die

bird box

Bird Box

By: Josh Malerman

Grade: B+

Horror for me often falls into two categories. The stuff that’s fun when you’re reading/watching it. That does scare you and leave you going oh gross, no, no. Run away! But doesn’t really leave an impact. And the stuff that gets under your skin leaves you unsettled and checking under your bed.

For me Bird Box is the first category. Fun and effective with what might be the most crazy horrible birth scene ever. But there was no checking for monsters.

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